BA (Hons) H.DiplAD, RIBA, FRSA, RDI Paul formed the partnership with Alan Stanton in 1985. As founding directors they have been responsible for the creative direction of the practice since its inception. Paul has been an architectural advisor to HLF and CABE, and is currently an advisor to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and St Paul’s Cathedral. He is a trustee of ‘Space Studios’ and previously a trustee of the Whitechapel Art Gallery. Paul is actively involved with concept and design development of many of the studio projects and is currently in charge of the new UAL campus for Central Saint Martins at King’s Cross and the Eton Manor site for the London Olympics. He has been responsible for many projects including Compton Verney Art Gallery, the Millennium Seedbank and the practice’s exhibitions and museum installations. Paul has been a visiting critic and lectured regularly at Universities and Institutes in the UK and abroad and acted as an external examiner at Westminster, Plymouth and Dundee Schools of Architecture. He is currently an examiner at Birmingham University School of Architecture. After graduating from Birmingham College of Art, Paul headed the V&A Museum Design Department for nearly 4 years before being awarded a research grant to study Museum and Gallery Design at Yale. Returning to London in 1980, he set up his own London based practice designing permanent and temporary exhibition installations for a number of the world’s major museums and art galleries. Paul was the first design trained British architect to be registered by ARB (Architect Registration Board) and was awarded the title of Royal Designer (RDI) in 2005 for sustained excellence in design throughout his career.